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La Papa Loca

Heroico Colegio Militar #45, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed potato” (25 reviews)
“tacos” (38 reviews)
“pineapple” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Heroico Colegio Militar #45, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

this is always a stop (at least once a week) while vacationing in the area. The Beer is cold, the food is tasty and you can watch it being made. A favorite for locals too. Easy to get to by bus with just a short...More

Thank janeun26
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The crazy potatoes are so huge that one stuffed potato is enough for 2 people ... make sure you order the roasted scallions . ... everything is abosolutiey delicious . Font miss out on this hidden gem of a restaurant

Thank junebug0410
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Super casual and cheap. Multiple families - locals and tourists. Never would I have paired pastor w pineapple, cheese and a baked potato w crema and a lot of butter. Then you top with hot salsa, lime, and grilled onions and eat with tortilla chips....More

Thank brookesteger
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is absolutely fantastic the potatoes are great. Lots of toppings to chose from and you will not go away hungry. The road is close so a bit of traffic noise but service was excellent. This is a must place to visit.

Thank aboolin
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Papa Locas' is in the heart of downtown Zihuat and i mean in the middle. The food and service was great but it was to noisy for me with all the traffic zooming by. The food was great, price was cheap and the service really...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent potatoe with many many choices of toppings for 70 pesos. Excellent value Don't need a hundred more words to describe it

Thank alfarmer
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This a a potato bar! Many options! Heard about it from the locals. Papas special was great! Highly recommend this place! A must stop on your visit!

Thank LeahK35
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a great place for a loaded baked potato! They were accommodating to our requests (vegan and vegetarian) and my husband and I were both nice and full before even making it to the end of our potatoes. Such a great idea. I think...More

Thank AlyCatR
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The stuffed potato meals are unlike anything you have ever had before & beyond delicious. Suffice it to say - if I could - I would eat here AT LEAST once a week, every single week of my life!

1  Thank cperchie
Reviewed 30 December 2016

You have to put this place down on your list of places to eat. Simply delicious baked potatoes served a variety of ways. Cheap and fast service.

Thank CLReado
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20 February 2018|
Response from MARYANN H | Reviewed this property |
They don't open I believe until after 4:30 or so. Sorry I don't know if they are closed any days. So good. It will be filled with lots of locals and it's really not that big of a place. We loved it.
20 November 2017|
Response from Marcella M | Reviewed this property |
I’m unaware, it truly is a small hole in the wall.
9 October 2017|
Response from jgschlaht8614 |
What time do you start serving dinner?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heroico Colegio Militar #45, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
A lot of places claim to be for the "locals" but this place actually is where they eat. The name means "crazy potato" in English and that is their speciality. Huge baked potato's filled with buttter, sour cream, cheese and then a variety of meats. Their tacos al pastor and pico de gallo are the best I've ever tasted. Nothing on the menu is more than $50 peso's or about $4usd. Very popular spot with the locals and tourist's that want to experience authentic Mexican food..
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